Poprocks & Coke

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Poprocks & Coke
Written by: Billie Joe Armstrong
Song length: 2:38
Album: International Superhits!
Previous song: "Maria"
Next song: "Longview"

"Poprocks & Coke" is the second track on Green Day's greatest hits album, International Superhits!. It comes after "Maria" and is followed by "Longview". It was also released as a promotional single in Japan and Spain.[1]

Song meaning[edit]

In "Poprocks & Coke" the narrator describes his close relationship with his friend. He describes that he will be there for his friend no matter the circumstances.

The song name was derived from "pop rocks", a candy which crackles in one's mouth, and the soda coke. There were schoolyard rumors that simultaneously eating pop rocks and drinking soda would cause an explosion. It is unknown as of how it describes the relationship.


Main article: Poprocks & Coke/lyrics